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OISE hosts public forum titled Aboriginal Knowledge(s): Colonialism, Decolonization and Education

April 8, 2014

TORONTO, ON – The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto will host a one-day colloquium on Aboriginal knowledge on Thursday, April 10.

Aboriginal education is a major area of study in Canada and around the world. This event features several prominent Aboriginal scholars from across Canada including OISE’s Martin Cannon, Jean-Paul Restoule, Suzanne Stewart and Sandra Styres. Janice C. Hill (Queen’s University) and Verna St.Denis (University of Saskatchewan) will lead a public forum as the keynote address.

Two expert panels will run consecutively beginning at 11 am with: Emerging Scholars: Violence, Memory and Responsibility and at 1:30 pm with: Aboriginal Education and Educators: A Moderated Discussion.

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT: OISE hosts public forum titled Aboriginal Knowledge(s): Colonialism, Decolonization and Education

WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2014. Panel discussions take place at 11 am and 1:30 pm. The keynote address, a pubic form, takes place at 5 pm.

WHERE: University of Toronto: OISE Library, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor St. West (at Bedford Rd./St. George Subway).

For more information, contact:

Steve Robinson
Tel: 416-978-0008
Cell: 647-515-8752
steve.robinson@utoronto.ca

U of T Media Relations
Tel: 416-978-0100
media.relations@utoronto.ca

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